The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 7 11 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing Java 398 420 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.23% 9.36% 7.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.13% 30.41% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 275 127
Median daily rate £425 £446 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +15.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £28.91 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.62 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
Java
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1321 1381 1106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 37.26% 30.78% 34.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 876 669
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 49 29
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £19.15 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.40 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Java
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the North West region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the North West region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Java
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Java
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +7 228 £425 - 101
Cheshire +1 90 £400 -8.57% 16
Lancashire +2 44 £420 -4.86% 14
Merseyside +5 20 £454 +29.64% 11
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Java.

1 489 (52.13%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (30.06%) JavaScript
3 254 (27.08%) TDD
4 220 (23.45%) Oracle
5 213 (22.71%) Spring
6 203 (21.64%) Linux
7 173 (18.44%) Web Services
8 163 (17.38%) Finance
9 162 (17.27%) Scrum
10 159 (16.95%) SQL
11 158 (16.84%) XML
12 157 (16.74%) Continuous Integration
13 144 (15.35%) J2EE
14 139 (14.82%) HTML
15 128 (13.65%) Jenkins
16 123 (13.11%) CSS
17 117 (12.47%) Git (software)
17 117 (12.47%) BDD
18 110 (11.73%) JSON
19 109 (11.62%) Open Source
19 109 (11.62%) RESTful
20 105 (11.19%) SOAP
21 104 (11.09%) REST
22 103 (10.98%) Web Development
23 99 (10.55%) Software Engineering
24 97 (10.34%) Hibernate
25 92 (9.81%) E-Commerce
26 90 (9.59%) PHP
26 90 (9.59%) HTML5
27 89 (9.49%) AngularJS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 88 (9.38%) JBoss
2 81 (8.64%) Tomcat
3 62 (6.61%) Apache
4 57 (6.08%) WebSphere
5 28 (2.99%) Tuxedo
6 24 (2.56%) WebLogic
6 24 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
7 15 (1.60%) GeoServer
8 12 (1.28%) Confluence
8 12 (1.28%) Oracle Service Bus
9 11 (1.17%) nginx
9 11 (1.17%) SharePoint
10 10 (1.07%) CMS
10 10 (1.07%) Jetty
11 8 (0.85%) IIS
12 7 (0.75%) SAS
13 6 (0.64%) Apache Spark
13 6 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.64%) GlassFish
13 6 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 22 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.43%) MS Office
3 3 (0.32%) Mingle
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.11%) MS Project
4 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (0.64%) BASE24
4 3 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.11%) Magento
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.11%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.11%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 37 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (2.77%) GitHub
3 22 (2.35%) IaaS
4 10 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.64%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
6 5 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.43%) Google App Engine
7 4 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.43%) Office 365
7 4 (0.43%) PaaS
7 4 (0.43%) Route 53
7 4 (0.43%) SaaS
7 4 (0.43%) Slack
8 3 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.32%) AWS CloudTrail
8 3 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 71 (7.57%) Network Security
2 57 (6.08%) HTTP
3 33 (3.52%) Internet
4 13 (1.39%) DNS
5 10 (1.07%) SSL
6 6 (0.64%) AMQP
6 6 (0.64%) ATM
6 6 (0.64%) Firewall
6 6 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.43%) DHCP
7 4 (0.43%) LAN
7 4 (0.43%) WAN
8 3 (0.32%) LDAP
8 3 (0.32%) OpenVPN
8 3 (0.32%) SAN
8 3 (0.32%) VPN
9 2 (0.21%) FTP
9 2 (0.21%) IPsec
9 2 (0.21%) MPLS
9 2 (0.21%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (7.57%) Oracle Database
2 69 (7.36%) Relational Database
3 64 (6.82%) MySQL
4 56 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
5 54 (5.76%) NoSQL
6 49 (5.22%) SQL Server
7 38 (4.05%) MongoDB
8 32 (3.41%) Big Data
9 30 (3.20%) Hadoop
10 25 (2.67%) OLAP
10 25 (2.67%) OLAP Cube
10 25 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (2.56%) RDBMS
12 22 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (1.28%) GIS
15 10 (1.07%) DB2
16 8 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
16 8 (0.85%) Redis
17 7 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 128 (13.65%) Jenkins
2 117 (12.47%) Git (software)
3 76 (8.10%) Maven
4 75 (8.00%) JUnit
5 74 (7.89%) JIRA
6 68 (7.25%) Selenium
7 43 (4.58%) Subversion
8 39 (4.16%) Cucumber
9 31 (3.30%) Gradle
10 30 (3.20%) Talend Open Studio
11 25 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 23 (2.45%) Eclipse
13 21 (2.24%) Mercurial
14 14 (1.49%) Ant
14 14 (1.49%) WebDriver
15 13 (1.39%) SonarQube
16 12 (1.28%) SpecFlow
16 12 (1.28%) TestComplete
17 10 (1.07%) Mockito
17 10 (1.07%) Xcode
General
1 163 (17.38%) Finance
2 69 (7.36%) Banking
3 34 (3.62%) Retail
4 15 (1.60%) Games
5 12 (1.28%) Marketing
6 11 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (0.64%) Advertising
7 6 (0.64%) Publishing
8 5 (0.53%) International Banking
8 5 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.43%) Law
9 4 (0.43%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.32%) Music Industry
11 2 (0.21%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.21%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.21%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.21%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.11%) Electronics
12 1 (0.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 583 (62.15%) Developer
2 371 (39.55%) Java Developer
3 98 (10.45%) Senior Developer
4 84 (8.96%) Senior Java Developer
5 79 (8.42%) Architect
6 71 (7.57%) Analyst
7 56 (5.97%) Agile Developer
8 49 (5.22%) Agile Java Developer
9 34 (3.62%) Android Developer
9 34 (3.62%) Consultant
10 32 (3.41%) Technical Architect
11 31 (3.30%) Business Analyst
12 29 (3.09%) Scala Developer
13 28 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
14 27 (2.88%) Java Architect
14 27 (2.88%) Java Scala Developer
15 25 (2.67%) DevOps Engineer
16 24 (2.56%) Applications Developer
17 23 (2.45%) Lead Developer
18 22 (2.35%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (22.71%) Spring
2 173 (18.44%) Web Services
3 158 (16.84%) XML
4 144 (15.35%) J2EE
5 139 (14.82%) HTML
6 123 (13.11%) CSS
7 110 (11.73%) JSON
8 109 (11.62%) RESTful
9 105 (11.19%) SOAP
10 104 (11.09%) REST
11 97 (10.34%) Hibernate
12 90 (9.59%) HTML5
13 89 (9.49%) AngularJS
14 74 (7.89%) .NET
15 66 (7.04%) JDBC
16 65 (6.93%) CSS3
17 64 (6.82%) Middleware
18 55 (5.86%) Apache Camel
19 45 (4.80%) JSP
20 40 (4.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 70 (7.46%) Digital Media
2 43 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 32 (3.41%) User Experience
5 27 (2.88%) Clustering
6 22 (2.35%) Mobile App
7 13 (1.39%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.28%) Algorithms
8 12 (1.28%) IVR
8 12 (1.28%) Mainframe
9 11 (1.17%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.07%) IBM Mainframe
11 8 (0.85%) Data Centre
12 7 (0.75%) Smart Meter
12 7 (0.75%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.64%) EMV
13 6 (0.64%) PMI
13 6 (0.64%) SWIFT
13 6 (0.64%) Tandem
14 5 (0.53%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 203 (21.64%) Linux
2 67 (7.14%) Windows
3 52 (5.54%) Unix
4 51 (5.44%) Android
5 30 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (2.88%) Apple iOS
7 13 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.53%) CentOS
9 5 (0.53%) VME
9 5 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (0.53%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.32%) AIX
10 3 (0.32%) Solaris
10 3 (0.32%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (52.13%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (27.08%) TDD
3 162 (17.27%) Scrum
4 157 (16.74%) Continuous Integration
5 117 (12.47%) BDD
6 109 (11.62%) Open Source
7 103 (10.98%) Web Development
8 99 (10.55%) Software Engineering
9 92 (9.81%) E-Commerce
10 87 (9.28%) OO
11 85 (9.06%) CRM
12 84 (8.96%) SOA
13 83 (8.85%) Microservices
14 80 (8.53%) ERP
15 79 (8.42%) Pair Programming
16 73 (7.78%) Kanban
17 63 (6.72%) DevOps
18 52 (5.54%) Waterfall
19 46 (4.90%) High Availability
19 46 (4.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 282 (30.06%) JavaScript
2 159 (16.95%) SQL
3 90 (9.59%) PHP
4 75 (8.00%) Python
5 65 (6.93%) PL/SQL
5 65 (6.93%) Ruby
6 63 (6.72%) Scala
7 48 (5.12%) Bash Shell
8 47 (5.01%) C
9 37 (3.94%) C#
10 34 (3.62%) C++
11 32 (3.41%) Groovy
12 30 (3.20%) COBOL
13 26 (2.77%) Shell Script
14 24 (2.56%) Objective-C
15 22 (2.35%) Clojure
16 12 (1.28%) PowerShell
17 11 (1.17%) Perl
18 10 (1.07%) Apple Swift
19 7 (0.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 75 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 39 (4.16%) SC Cleared
3 36 (3.84%) Degree
4 17 (1.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (1.17%) ISEB
6 8 (0.85%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (0.85%) RHCE
7 7 (0.75%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.64%) MCITP
8 6 (0.64%) MCTS
8 6 (0.64%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.43%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.32%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.11%) OCP
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.11%) SANS
11 1 (0.11%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.11%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.37%) QA
2 17 (1.81%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.43%) SLA
4 3 (0.32%) SDET
System Software
1 20 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
2 13 (1.39%) Docker
3 11 (1.17%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (0.64%) UAG
6 3 (0.32%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.32%) vSphere
7 2 (0.21%) Squid
7 2 (0.21%) Xen
8 1 (0.11%) RACF
8 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 64 (6.82%) Puppet
2 31 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.17%) Ansible
4 7 (0.75%) Data Guard
5 6 (0.64%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.43%) HP SiteScope
7 4 (0.43%) SCCM
8 3 (0.32%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.32%) Mesos
8 3 (0.32%) Nagios
8 3 (0.32%) Nessus
8 3 (0.32%) Oozie
8 3 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 3 (0.32%) Rundeck
9 2 (0.21%) Kibana
9 2 (0.21%) SELinux
9 2 (0.21%) TIBCO Hawk
9 2 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 220 (23.45%) Oracle
2 83 (8.85%) IBM
3 47 (5.01%) Microsoft
4 30 (3.20%) Talend
5 28 (2.99%) Vertica
6 26 (2.77%) Red Hat
7 23 (2.45%) hybris
8 22 (2.35%) Micro Focus
9 20 (2.13%) SaltStack
9 20 (2.13%) VMware
10 18 (1.92%) Google
11 17 (1.81%) HP
11 17 (1.81%) IFS
12 15 (1.60%) ATG
12 15 (1.60%) ESRI
13 13 (1.39%) Perforce
14 11 (1.17%) Sybase
15 9 (0.96%) Endeca
16 8 (0.85%) Citrix
17 7 (0.75%) SAP
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